Be informed about your ADA rights and workplace accommodations, deciding to work or not, employment strategies, symptom management on the job, and information to share with your employer.
ADA and People with MS (.pdf)
What the Americans with Disabilities Act means in employment, public accommodations, and more. By Laura Cooper, Esq., Nancy Law, LSW, with Jane Sarnoff (last updated August 2012)
Focus on Employment (.pdf)
Covers disclosure, Americans with Disabilities Act, fatigue & cognitive issues on the job, and telework options. (updated August 2007)
Information for Employers (.pdf)
For people to give to their employers if they decide to disclose their MS (last updated April 2008)
Know Your Rights: A Legal Guide for People Living with MS (.pdf)
Easy to read Q & A format containing information on employment, SSDI, family law, insurance, and more. Offers resources in each chapter, form letters and helpful guides for navigating legal difficulties.
A Place in the Workforce (.pdf)
On employment strategies and options (last updated March 2007)
Should I Work? Information for Employees (.pdf)
General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed (last updated January 2012)
The Win-Win Approach to Reasonable Accommodations: Enhancing Productivity on Your Job (.pdf)
A practical guide to obtaining workplace accommodations. By Richard T. Roessler, PhD, and Phillip Rumrill, PhD (last updated November 2012)
For printed copies of any of our materials, contact an MS Navigator at 1-800-344-4867.